Sokcho
South Korea
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Sokcho, South Korea

The first month of the winter, December, is still a chilly month in Sokcho, South Korea, with average temperature ranging between min -1.2°C (29.8°F) and max 6.9°C (44.4°F).

Temperature

In Sokcho, the average high-temperature in December drops, from a fresh 12.8°C (55°F) in November, to a frosty 6.9°C (44.4°F). In Sokcho, in December, the average low-temperature is -1.2°C (29.8°F).

Humidity

December is the least humid month, with an average relative humidity of 49.5%.

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall in Sokcho is December when the rain falls for 4.8 days and typically collects 38.2mm (1.5") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Sokcho, in December, the average water temperature is 10.7°C (51.3°F). At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

Daylight

With an average of 9.6h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in December is 5.9h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Sokcho are January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
The daily maximum UV index of 2 in December interpret into the following advice:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in December in Sokcho?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Sokcho, is 6.9°C (44.4°F), while the average low-temperature is -1.2°C (29.8°F).

What is the least humid month in Sokcho?

December is the least humid month, with an average relative humidity of 49.5%.

What is the average humidity in December in Sokcho?

In December, the average relative humidity in Sokcho, South Korea, is 49.5%.

How much does it rain in Sokcho in December?

In Sokcho, during December, the rain falls for 4.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 38.2mm (1.5") of precipitation.

What is the driest month in Sokcho?

The month with the least rainfall in Sokcho is December when the rain falls for 4.8 days and typically collects 38.2mm (1.5") of precipitation.

How cold is the water in December in Sokcho?

In Sokcho, the average seawater temperature in December is 10.7°C (51.3°F). Swimming in 10.7°C (51.3°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

What is the month with the shortest days in Sokcho?

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 9.6h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Sokcho have in December?

The average length of the day in December in Sokcho, South Korea, is 9.6h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Sokcho?

In Sokcho, the average sunshine in December is 5.9h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Sokcho?

January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index.

What is the UV index reading in December in Sokcho?

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Sokcho, South Korea
  • Average high temperature in December: 6.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (27°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (3.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: -1.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (20.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-4.1°C).

Average humidity in December - Sokcho, South Korea
  • Average humidity in December: 49.5%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (82.6%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is December (49.5%).

Average rainfall in December - Sokcho, South Korea
  • Average rainfall in December: 38.2mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (293mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is December (38.2mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Sokcho, South Korea
  • Average rainfall days in December: 4.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.6 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is December (4.8 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Sokcho, South Korea
  • Average sea temperature in December: 10.7°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (23.8°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (7.5°C).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Sokcho, South Korea
  • Average daylight in December: 9.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5.9h

The month with most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 7.1h).
The month with least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 4.4h).

Average UV index in December - Sokcho, South Korea
  • Average UV index in December: 2

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 2).